Alleged Storage Locker Thief Caught

GODFREY, IL. (KMOX) – A Godfrey man is charged with stealing items from more than two dozen storage lockers and selling some of them to area residents.

24 year old Adam Roberts faces three felony counts of Burglary.   Madison County officials say Roberts stole televisions, other electronic gear even refrigerators .

They say he cut through a chain link fence that surrounds the Self Storage in the 7000 block of Godfrey road and then broke into 28 storage units.

Officials say they have recovered some of the items but that other items: a T.V. , refrigerator, fishing equipment , professional wrestling DVDs, an antique chest of drawers, an oval mirror and a sewing machine have been sold to people.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is asking people who may have bought such items to call the anonymous tip line 618 296 3000

Anyone who bought items from Adam Roberts would recognize him from the tattoos over his entire face, but they say he had an accomplice that helped him sell the items.

Roberts is jailed on 60-thousand dollars bond.


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